the problem is that the IDF is a people's army. It is not an independent military. Therefore we are all justified in viewing the actions of the IDF as indicative of the standards of Israel. To pretend that the IDF needs to be "reined in" means that it is Israel which needs controlling.
Report in Lebanon: Israel Air Force strikes Syria's Quneitra, 3 terror operatives killed (Haaretz)
from the article: Not Peretz alone